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Can I sue my husband for pain and suffering. My husband abandoned

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Can I sue my husband for pain and suffering. My husband abandoned the family when I was 8 moths pregnant with twins..he cheated on me his girlfriend called me and harrassed my I was stressed troughout the pregnancy..also can I sue the woman he cheated with for texting and harrassing me
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  lwpat replied 7 years ago.
What is your state?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I leave in suffolk county New York
Expert:  lwpat replied 7 years ago.
No, you cannot sue her, legislation was enacted in New York to abolish the right to bring an alienation of affection lawsuit. You also cannot sue him for pain and suffering but your attorney can certainly bring those issues to the attention of the judge in the divorce action.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Can I sue him for anything in civil court..I read of a woman suing her for punitive damages
Expert:  lwpat replied 7 years ago.
No, all you can do is get what you can in the divorce.
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